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Beads

Nubian
Napatan Period
468–335 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), 434, south of Mastaba

Dimensions

Overall: 0.6 x 0.5 x 6.5 cm (1/4 x 3/16 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-2-264e

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Function unknown

Heavy cylinder fragments missing, three indeterminant fragments

Provenance

From Beg. West 434. February 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition